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Lockdown. Hearing and Isolation “Man is by nature a social animal,” so said the legendary Greek philosopher, Aristotle. It’s true of course, with the evolution of human social behaviour came the need to communicate. Like bread and water, communication is now a fundamental human need. We rely on language: being able to hear, interpret, understand and respond in order to function....November 30, 2020
Coverload (noun, adjective) 1) a state of mind. An individual’s reaction to the relentless stream of information, verbal, written, broadcast, or digitally delivered, relating to the Coronavirus global pandemic. 2) descriptive “I just can’t take in any more negative information about this pandemic, I think I’m suffering from coverload!” After constantly being told stay safe, that we’re living through unprecedented...November 14, 2020
A picture paints a thousand words Best Practice – always Ever since lockdown in March, community audiology practices (that’s the category we fall into!), retail high street hearing aid shops, and NHS clinics have been tasked with adapting our services to comply with the government’s ‘Hands, Space, Face’ guidelines. At Hearing Healthcare Practice our unique brand of empathy-driven, emotionally engaged,...November 13, 2020
Revolving Doors We announced on 1st November that Ros Weaver, our our practice administrator, was retiring. And today we’re delighted to announce the welcome return of audiologist, Angelique Woolf, back to the practice after maternity leave. Angie joined our practice in February 2018 and it’s a been a whirlwind for her, personally and professionally, ever since. Recognised with a special...November 1, 2020
Today we bid a fond farewell to our Queen Bee, Ros Weaver, who is retiring. Mrs. W goes under many affectionate names (Wos, The Oracle & Mrs. Overall come immediately to mind) but, whatever the title, Ros has been at the heart of our business for many years. Always there and always dependable. Ros has been the welcoming face of...November 1, 2020
WE ARE OPEN Following the recent Government LockDown announcements, we confirm that, as an essential service, The Hearing Healthcare Practice will remain open from 4th November – 2nd December 2020. Please keep your appointments and feel free to book in – remembering please always to contact us first. We are ready to welcome you, working above and beyond the strictest...October 24, 2020
It’s easy for us all to click the ‘like’ option or send a ‘thumbs up’ emoji. We all do it daily as digital platforms provide us with a simple, rapidly effective way of showing our support of others. When was the last time, we put pen to paper? There have been alarming reports that today’s younger generations have already begun...September 27, 2020
As a leading, community-based audiology centre, we have remained open throughout the year, never once ceasing to serve our patients during restrictions, national and local lockdowns. We’ve continually adapted our service, working within the guidelines whilst implementing our own stricter hygiene controls to be 100% sure of guaranteeing everyone’s safety. We’re limiting multiple people visiting at the same time, maintaining social...September 22, 2020
We are working hard at adapting our services in light of the Covid 19 threat being raised to Level 4. We are changing a few things to make sure we can continue to support our clients over the months ahead. We will be launching our new minimal attendance service to maintain distance and support the national effort in keeping us...September 4, 2020
Face coverings/Face Masks/Surgical Masks/PPE & Hearing Technology (Hearing Aids) What’s best? What should I wear? What are the rules now ? Are they necessary? What good do they do? Our conversations are dominated by the need to cover our faces. Turn on the radio, TV or go online and the debate rages on. As a community-based audiology practice, the Hearing Healthcare Practice looks at...